Theresa Reid has spent her career working with and for maltreated children, from providing direct service to pre-delinquent kids to serving as Executive Director of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC). She has edited several publications in the field of child maltreatment, and is contributing editor to The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment. She earned her Ph.D. in English with a full academic scholarship from the University of Chicago in 2001. IN 2005, she launched ReidWriting, offering non-profit organizations help with strategic communications. Dr. Reid lives with her husband and daughters in An Arbor, Michigan.